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WB to fund Hanoi environmental project

The World Bank will fund a project to develop an air-monitoring system worth US$500,000 in Hanoi, according to Madhu Raghunath, leader of the WB’s Program for Sustainable Development.

Vietnam’s economic prospects improve further

Vietnam's economic growth momentum remains robust and is accompanied by broad macroeconomic stability. According to Taking Stock, the World Bank’s latest economic update for Vietnam. 

Vietnam wants World Bank’s support in food safety

Vietnam pledges coordination with and hopes to receive further support from the World Bank (WB) and other partners to improve food hygiene and safety, said Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam at an online conference held in Hanoi on April 18.

WB helps Can Tho improve water supply services

Authorities of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho and a World Bank delegation discussed a framework programme on improving local water supply services during a working session on April 10. 

Ngân hàng thế giới dự báo tăng trưởng kinh tế của Việt Nam đạt 6,7%

Cầu trong nước, các ngành dịch vụ, chế tạo và chế biến đạt kết quả tốt tạo động lực tăng trưởng GDP, dự kiến đạt 6,7% trong năm 2017.

Việt Nam tăng 32 bậc trong chỉ số tiếp cận điện năng

Theo kết quả Doing Business 2018 vừa được Ngân hàng Thế giới (World Bank – WB) công bố, đánh giá các chỉ số năng lực cạnh tranh năm 2017 của 190 nền kinh tế trên thế giới, Việt Nam đã có những bước cải thiện thứ bậc đáng kể, đặc biệt là chỉ số tiếp cận điện năng.

Installing five solar measurement stations in Vietnam

PSNews-The World Bank and the Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) launched a campaign on September 20 to promote the deployment of renewable energy in the country, with the installation of five solar measurement stations across the country.

Developing logistics service in Vietnam

Vietnam’s logistics services - freight forwarding, transportation, and inventory services - began to develop in the 1990s. Logistics has now become an important economic sector in Vietnam. In the next decade Vietnam could reach an export-import turnover of US$200 billion per year.

WB: Vietnam should focus on sustainable growth

Amidst strengthening recovery in the global economy since late 2016, Vietnam’s gross domestic product (GDP) expanded by 5.7 percent during the first half 2017, while inflation has so far moderated and core inflation remains low, at less than 2 percent.

WB helps Vietnam in trade facilitation, logistics development

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue had a working session with the World Bank (WB)’s Country Director in Vietnam Ousmane Dione, in Hanoi on June 26 to discuss trade facilitation, logistics development and on-stop-shop model.

WB experts assist Binh Dinh’s post-disaster rebuilding effort

A delegation of World Bank experts had a working session with Binh Dinh authorities on February 14 seeking to address consequences of natural disasters in central provinces.

Ease of doing business: Vietnam plans big push to catch up with Singapore, Thailand

The goal is to cut half the time needed for business registration and simplify customs procedures this year.

Asian insolvency forum focuses on restoring stability

The 10th Forum for Asian Insolvency Reform (FAIR 10), themed “Restoring stability”, took place in Hanoi on November 21.

Bac Ninh replicates safe water supply models for rural areas

In recent years, Bac Ninh has increased safe and sanitary water supplies for rural people funded by the National Target Program for Rural Clean Water and Sanitation, World Bank loans, and social resources.

Improving Vietnam resilience to natural disaster

Vietnam needs a financial protection strategy to better protect its population and budget against the cost imposed by natural disasters.

Vietnam increases by 9 ratings in business environment

According to the World Bank Group’s annual ease of doing business report, Vietnam ranked 82 out of 190 economies. 

WB helps build environment data centre in Mekong Delta

Experts from ministries and the World Bank discussed the contents of a project on building a database serving climate change adaptation in the Mekong Delta region at a workshop in Hanoi on October 5.
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